Authentic southern Italian way of life in the historic heart of the Apulian town of Galàtone: The apartment Principe Amedeo is located on the first floor of the Palazzo Nobile, an extension to the small church of San Giovanni Battista from the 17th century. The staircase and the apartment have been carefully renovated and convey with an antique railing, murals, old tiles and the original doors lots of historical flair. Also, the 6.5-meter-high “volta a stella” (a traditional star-shaped ceiling) in the bedroom, dining room and living room contributes a lot to the unique ambience of the apartment. In addition to the bedroom there is a further bed on the mezzanine, thus Principe Amedeo offers space for up to four people. The apartment has two balconies and as a special highlight a 70 square meter roof terrace (with summer kitchen) on the second floor. From breakfast until sunset, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the old town and four churches.
What to do
Galatone, one of the main cities of Apulian Baroque, is ideally located for art history tours and culinary explorations: 5 km from Nardò and 10 km from Galatina and Gallipoli, 24 km from Lecce (capital of the Baroque). The Mediterranean landscape, dominated by olive groves, is ideal for cycling and hiking. The beach is 5 km away, the natural park "Porto Selvaggio" 10km. Tours to secluded bays with a historic fishing boat.
Why we like this house
The apartment has a lot of historic charm and a large roof terrace with beautiful views.
This house is great for
Ideal for couples, but also suitable for families with older children.
|Region/Town||IT – Italy, Apulia (Puglia), Salento, Galatone|
|Scenery||between the narrow streets of the historic center|
|Number of guests||Perfect for 2 people, sleeps up to 4 guests|
|Design||Claudio Colaci (architect), Nardò|
|Architecture||Historical, Old & new|
|Criteria||1-2 (house/apartment), 1-4 (house/apartment), Family, Hiking, Pet-friendly, Sea, Urban|
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